Bachelor of Science – Field Endorsement in Social Science (Grades 7-12)

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A student must complete the following program in addition to the Essential Studies Program requirements (PS 101 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE is recommended to fulfill SLO #8 of the Essential Studies Program) and Professional Education requirements.

Essential Studies
Professional Education Requirements
Core Requirements
HIST 151US HISTORY TO 18773
or HIST 152 US HISTORY SINCE 1877
HIST 171WORLD HISTORY TO 15003
or HIST 172 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
Historical Process Courses
Select two of the following:6
POWER AND INSTITUTIONS
THE GLOBAL AND IDENTITY
EXCHANGE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
BELIEF AND CULTURE
Content/Context (US/Europe) Course
Select one of the following:3
ANCIENT WEST
EUROPE: RENAISSANCE TO WORLD WAR
EUROPE SINCE 1914
US COLONIAL AND EARLY REPUBLIC
US IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
US IN THE 20TH CENTURY
Content/Context (North American West) Course
Select one of the following:3
NORTH AMERICAN WEST
NEBRASKA HISTORY
AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORY
AMERICAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY
HISTORY OF CANADA
HISTORY OF MEXICO
Content/Context (World) Course
Select one of the following:3
ANCIENT EAST ASIA
MODERN EAST ASIA
HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC RIM
HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST
HISTORY OF AFRICA
Seminar in Process/Context Course
Select one of the following:3
PROCESS IN US/EUROPEAN HISTORY
PROCESS IN NORTH AMERICAN WEST HISTORY
PROCESS IN WORLD HISTORY
Select one of the following Focus Areas:9
Additional Social Science Electives24
SS 495SEMINAR IN SOCIAL SCIENCES3
Total Credits60

Political Science Focus Area

PS 321U.S. POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT3
PS 332INTERNATIONAL POLITICS3
or PS 341 COMPARATIVE POLITICS
PS 400-level elective3
Total Credits9

Anthropology Focus Area

ANTH 231INTRO TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY3
ANTH 300-level elective3
ANTH 400-level elective3
Total Credits9

Additional Social Science Electives

Select at least six course credits from each of four disciplines below that are not in the chosen Focus Area:24
Discipline One:
INTRO TO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
AND ANTH Upper-division Elective
Discipline Two:
MACROECONOMICS
MICROECONOMICS
Discipline Three:
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
and CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY
Discipline Four:
U.S. POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
AND PS Upper-division Elective
Discipline Five:
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
AND PSYC Upper-division Elective
Total Credits24